Lady Bird
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Other activities to improve one's hoop dance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shelley "HoopyChick" Gilbertson Oct 13, 2010. 29 Replies

This fall I am taking a jazz dance class to improve my hoop dance. I am very excited about my improvements thus far and we are only in the second week of school. My goal is to have a more controlled… 

names for the hoop/hooping

Started this discussion. Last reply by katie ely Mar 29, 2011. 16 Replies

I have heard some ridiculous names for hula hooping or the hoop in general.  My favorite is from my friend Sean who affectionately refers to the hoop as the HooplahHoo.  I love it : ) I love… 

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"Elbow Attack"

Started this discussion. Last reply by Arsyn- Of the Exentrix Dec 22, 2010. 20 Replies

I have been trying to work on this all day.  I have been frustrated from the getgo because the only tutorial I can find on it is this one:… 

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To Spin or not to Spin...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lady Bird Jun 17, 2010. 11 Replies

that is my question.I have encountered a lot of iffy feelings lately, feelings I don't want to transcend into spinning fire.  I always end up spinning, but sometimes it goes against my gut feeling of… 

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Stream of Conscious

Posted on August 14, 2010 at 2:29pm 0 Comments

or Mind like a River (terrible, terrible)

I haven’t done this in awhile. My fingers are achy from high stress, pulling against the tendons from overuse. I almost feel like cracking them. A thought that is passing but the other option a relished possibility. See, now I preemptively thought of what is going to be on this page and I froze. My mind went “wait” staring at a sign with an upside down L and the opposite, E. I have delved into a thing far bigger than myself or any. A journey…  

I am considerably bummed

Posted on July 16, 2010 at 5:41pm 2 Comments

about my lack of a video camera. I have been doing a lot with isolations lately and using my slider glass door as a partial mirror just isn't cutting it. Not only that but I want to put up a video to show my stuff and my progress to my family and on here as well..and I can't. I don't know which of these frustrates me more. My crappy camera just isn't cutting it any more...nor is it functioning properly any more.

I love seeing people's videos and I want to be apart of that.…

Dude, I'm just not feelin' it.

Posted on June 17, 2010 at 4:39pm 2 Comments

Hoop funks are part of the journey, I understand that. But why, for the life of me can I not get myself out of this one.

I love my flow and I have been told I move like a jellyfish in my hoop. That made me so happy, so very happy. But I'm stuck. I'm stuck being a jelly fish and want to expand more. I honestly don't know why I am bitching, all I have to do is get off my arse and go experiment.

I think I may have forgotten that at one point I…

Pat on the Back

Posted on May 7, 2010 at 6:30pm 2 Comments

Yes I did feel the need to post a journal entry about accomplishing a trick. A trick I have been seeing done, envied and failed at for nearly 8 months. I got kick starts down yesterday. I was hooping on the main stage at the theatre and just tried it. I didn't expect any result..but I just did it. And then I did it again, and again and again :D Hooping constantly reaffirms that I can do anything. Anything I want :)

I look like a pompous goose when I wiggle it up though :…

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At 9:13pm on August 31, 2010, Scott Crews said…
Laydy Bird is one of my favorite songs!
love & respect
At 8:40pm on August 31, 2010, Erika "Pixie" Radcliffe said…
Yep, I do want it to become reality. I will be gone till around Tuesday also, but I would like to have it Mondays at 4 to start off and if that isn't the best time to hold it whoever comes to the group can discuss it and change the time if we need to. Give me a call whenever you are free, 208 250 7997. Lets have the first group the Monday after we are both back! Let me know what you think and I'll post it on the Eugene Hoopers discussion :]

Much Love!

At 3:34am on August 16, 2010, Jon Coyne said…
Thanks for the compliment on my videos. I'm doing good thank you. I went sailing earlier and it was wonderful! I even hula hooped on the boat! It was fun! And tomorrow I go to Canada! How are you?
I do get a lot of joy out of making hooping tutorials. Thank you for noticing. I find through making hooping tutorials I can utilize many gifts I love, making music, teaching, hula hooping, and making movies, all in one. To top it off, posting videos, I can share these gifts with the world and receive feed back. I get the most joy out of sharing these things with others .
At 11:21pm on August 14, 2010, Erika "Pixie" Radcliffe said…
Hey! Thanks! I do feel like I need to work on my flow a lot more though haha :] Yours is awesome too, that fire hoop was sweet! I totally need one and might get one soon.... Anyways, I am not too sure just yet when will be a good time for me, I am still waiting to hear back from this job I was interviewed for, but I should know by Monday. It seems like a lot of the hoopers here in Eugene like Washburn park, I still have to check it out, but it is good for me, but as for a time I just want to see if I am hired before I make a decision... I was thinking maybe Mondays from 4 to whenever... But again, I just need to see if I get hired and what hours I will need to work. Tell me what you think, and much Love!
Hope you are having a good week and give me a call if you would like to hang!

At 1:36pm on August 5, 2010, Erika "Pixie" Radcliffe said…
Hey there Lady bird Robin, I met you guy Alex at the fire gathering last week, I'm not sure if I'll be there tonight, but I just wanted to stop by and give ya my number since I have yours. It's 208 250 7997. I was thinking of maybe starting a hoop group sometime within the next few weeks and was wondering what days are best for you. I'm gonna ask the other Eugene hoopers too :] Much Love!
At 3:19pm on July 28, 2010,
Icky sorry to hear you aren't going to HoopCamp. Maybe I'll see you around somewhere else or maybe next year!
At 1:17pm on July 19, 2010, Mona "ShpongledHoops" said…
Ah! I would LOVE too, but I actually am going to be in Seattle for a baseball game. Have a great time, wish I could go, but hopefully next time!:) thanks for the heads up, still new to the music scene out here
At 10:22am on July 17, 2010, Erika "Pixie" Radcliffe said…
That would be fun! I just moved here so I need to meet some hoopers :] I'll give ya a call :]
At 5:01pm on July 12, 2010,
Shews *Eclipse*
How has your summer been? Anything fun? anything new? exciting??
At 5:01pm on July 12, 2010,
Shews *Eclipse*
Sheauwei Pidd
55 Lisa Drive
Northport, NY 11768

and let me know once you have sent it, so i can prepare the package for delivery. :) My summer has been crazy to say the least. The beginning was filled with Phish, shows and a few festivals. But now i'm broke because i just got in a car accident, but to counter act - i got a new job with more money and better benefits. So all is well that ends well. Plus i just started a hoop business with my friend. SpinArt Hoops. So excited to spread the love all across Long Island, New York.

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